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‘Reformation 500’ Conference Opens in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

‘Reformation 500’, a major international two–day conference organised by the Church of Ireland Historical Society and the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland, was formally opened jointly by Archbishop Michael Jackson and Bishop John Fleming at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin this afternoon.

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Diocesan News

David Brown appointed as Armagh Diocesan Development Officer for Youth and Children’s Ministry

The Diocese of Armagh is very pleased to be able to welcome David Brown as its new Development Officer for Youth and Children’s Ministry.

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Diocesan News

Down and Dromore meet for Diocesan Synod

Change was the theme of Bishop Harold Miller’s Presidential Address to the Down and Dromore Diocesan Synod in Moira Parish Centre on 19th October.

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Diocesan News

Bishop speaks about health scare at Connor Synod

Around 300 clergy and lay people from Connor Diocese came together in Carrickfergus Methodist Centre on Wednesday October 18 for the annual Connor Diocesan Synod.

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Diocesan News

Church of Ireland dean opens home as Ophelia looms

The Dean of Tuam, the Very Revd Alistair Grimason, opened up his home to people needing supplies as Storm Ophelia closed in on Monday of this week.

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Diocesan News

Encounter is the catalyst for Inter Faith dialogue

The Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month. The year–long celebrations began yesterday with an address by the Archbishop of Dublin, The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, at CCJ’s AGM at St John’s Wood Synagogue in London.

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Pre-Synod

General Synod Administrator (Dublin based)

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Diocesan News

Pets and their owners flock to pets’ service in Belfast Cathedral

A special service for pets in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, on Sunday October 15, attracted hundreds of animal lovers and pets in all shapes and sizes.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

True extent of diversity in schools highlighted

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has launched the first ‘baseline assessment’ of the controlled schools sector in Northern Ireland.

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Diocesan News

Ashton School, Cork, welcomes ‘The Young Offenders’ past–pupil director

Peter Foott, past–pupil of Ashton School, Cork, award–winning director, producer and screenwriter, including of ‘The Young Offenders’ fame, was the guest of honour and speaker at his old school at prize day on Friday last, 13th October.

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